Press Release for the Wedding Gown Preservation Company


Wedding Gown Preservation Co. Receives National Award

State-Of-The-Art Production Facility recognized as “a model of industrial production efficiency”

Endicott, NY, January 4, 2010: Endicott-based Wedding Gown Preservation Co. received national recognition last week for their state-of-the-art North Street cleaning and preservation facility. American Drycleaner Magazine awarded them a Special Honor in the category of ‘Outstanding Production Facility’ during an annual contest. The business is locally owned and operated by Sue and Michael Schapiro.

The 18,890-square-foot facility is “a model of industrial production efficiency” according to Ian Murphy, Editor of American Drycleaner Magazine. Custom-made cleaning equipment, a high-tech rail system, and employees certified in the latest cleaning techniques allow team members to preserve the memories of a couple’s special day for years to come. Quality control procedures, along with computerized tracking, allow for exceptional customer service. “Wedding Gown Preservation Co. continues to be the leader in the industry through continuous improvement and innovation.” says owner Michael Schapiro, who is the third generation of the family business which has been in Endicott since 1913.

Wedding Gown Preservation Co.’s team is recognized as national experts in wedding gown cleaning, preservation, and restoration. As the largest gown cleaning and preservation company in the country, they process thousands of gowns every month at the Endicott facility. Gowns are sent to Endicott by brides and bridal shops from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Members of the community looking for more information can contact 607-748-6957 or stop by for a tour at 707 North Street in Endicott, NY.

Currently in their 49th year, the Annual “Plant Design Awards” are organized by American Drycleaner Magazine. Entries are received from across the country from dry cleaning, laundry and specialty cleaning facilities. American Drycleaner Magazine is the most recognized dry cleaning industry publication with content focusing on industry news, events and trends.

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